Podcasts have become increasingly popular in recent years, with millions of people tuning in to listen to their favorite hosts and topics. Apple Podcasts is one of the most popular platforms for podcast listening, and getting your podcast ranked on Apple Podcasts can greatly increase your visibility and listenership.
The Erik Allen Show has been ranked on the Apple Podcasts Charts. #133 on the U.S. Apple Entrepreneur charts and #202 on the U.K. Apple Entrepreneur charts.
In this blog, I’ll share some tips on how to get your podcast ranked on Apple Podcasts.
- Produce high-quality content
The first step to getting your podcast ranked on Apple Podcasts is to produce high-quality content. Make sure your content is interesting, engaging, and provides value to your listeners. Consistency is key, so make sure you’re regularly releasing new episodes that your audience will love.
- Optimize your podcast title and description
Your podcast title and description are the first things people see when they come across your show on Apple Podcasts. Make sure your title is clear and concise, and accurately reflects the content of your podcast. Your description should be engaging and informative, and include relevant keywords that will help people find your podcast when they search for specific topics.
- Encourage reviews and ratings
Apple Podcasts takes into account the number of reviews and ratings your podcast has received when determining rankings. Encourage your listeners to leave reviews and ratings by asking for them at the end of your episodes, and by including a call-to-action in your podcast description. Make it easy for people to leave reviews by providing a direct link to your podcast’s page on Apple Podcasts.
- Share your podcast on social media
Social media is a great way to promote your podcast and increase visibility. Share links to your podcast episodes on your social media accounts, and encourage your followers to share them with their own networks. Use relevant hashtags to help your content reach a wider audience.
- Collaborate with other podcasters
Collaborating with other podcasters in your niche is a great way to reach a new audience and increase your visibility. Consider guesting on other podcasts, or inviting other podcasters to be guests on your show. This can also help you build relationships with other content creators in your industry.
- Use keywords and tags
When uploading your podcast to Apple Podcasts, be sure to use relevant keywords and tags that accurately describe your content. This will help your podcast show up in search results when people are looking for specific topics. Be sure to use tags that are relevant to your content, and avoid using irrelevant or spammy tags.
In conclusion, getting your podcast ranked on Apple Podcasts requires a combination of producing high-quality content, optimizing your title and description, encouraging reviews and ratings, sharing your podcast on social media, collaborating with other podcasters, and using keywords and tags. By following these tips, you can increase your visibility on Apple Podcasts and attract new listeners to your show.
Have you been ranked on Apple Podcasts? What tips did you do that I am missing?